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know so much about the economy, but perhaps it also tells us maybe the folks the at home haven't been measuring the number. they measure how they feel, and that's the determining factor on tuesday. >> no question about it. the question is where does this new stack fit ft narrative of either campaign. mitt romney is saying we're surrounded by zoom and doom. the reason he touts out this torture change argument of his. as your prior segment demonstrated, there is a lot of good news in the very states that either candidate has to win. those employment numbers are concentrated in certain areas of united states. let's face it, in manufacturing in ohio, in wisconsin, in virginia, the unemployment rate is well, well below the national average. so you get a good number out like this today, and it jurnd kored president obama's message we're headed in the wrong direction and flies in the face you don't like what you see so elect me. i don't think mitt romney's message is fitting with the mood of strovoters in important swin states. i just don't. >> perhaps in ohio. it's that do you believe me or
inheriting a much better economy than president obama did four years ago. >> that's interesting, eugene. several months ago there was an article that said insiders in the obama team were mortified at the thought that if governor romney wins the white house, that he would get credit for the recovery put in place by actions and decisions made by them. >> absolutely. that's exactly what would happen. and there is nothing anybody can do about it. the sitting president is going to get credit for the good and the bad. look, governor romney promises to add 12 million jobs in his first term. most economists believe that given the direction of the recovery, if it picks up as expected, we're going the gain 12 million jobs anyhow in the next four years. so most agree that the economy is going to get better, and whoever is president is going to get the credit. >> let me talk to you a little bit about speaking of getting credit, the response to sandy. part of the president -- and gentlemen, you can all take a look, as well as folks at home. president obama went to fema and washington, d.c. this morn
and seems to show growing optimism about the economy of white working class voters and could be the reason seeing him hold on to the lead and, quote, if you look at the body language of the campaign hard not to conclude they believe they're behind. and if they believe ohio is a be all end all then they're behind. let's bring in editor mark murray. before we talk about the poll, i want to play what vice president joe biden said regarding this car ad or auto ad running brought to you by the romney campaign and called misleading and slammed by gm and chrysler. let me play it. >> they're running the most scurrilous ad in ohio. i want you to listen. one of the most flagrantly dishonest ads i can remember in my political career. >> so mark, a spokesperson of gm said it's completely untrue, to su miz the statement here in front of me. but this is about ohio, the ad about ohio and president obama still leads in ohio. >> the pushback you are seeing of general motors as well as chrysler is pretty extraordinary in a presidential campaign with major companies basically say that one campaign is being i
on our economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. >> as for governor romney, around noon eastern time today, the romney campaign announced it is canceled all planned events tomorrow in wisconsin and florida out of what it calls, quote, sensitivity for the millions of americans in the storm's path. the governor did campaign in ohio this morning and will hold a rally in iowa later today. >> we have faced these kind of challenges before, and as we have, it's interesting to see how americans come together. this looks like another time when we need to come together, all across the country, even here in ohio and make sure that we give of our support to the people who need it. >> an emergency declarations have been signed in eight states along the east coast. new york city meantime now bracing for the worst of the storm. nbc meteorologist bill karins is tracking it all for us. he joins me live from lower manhattan. bill, right now two major tunnels close later today. the holland tunnel that connects new york and new jersey, mandatory evacuations in order for
in terms of recovering the auto industry, improving the economy, getting osama bin laden, but also said, look, there's still a lot more work to be done. he repeated that phrase over and over again. essentially saying, give me four more years, and we will continue to get the work done that we started. we expect them to make a similar speech here when he arrives in this key battleground state of nevada. i'm told that eva longoria will be introducing him. she has, of course, been one of his big surrogates. she's helped rally latino voters. that is going to be key if he is to win on tuesday. so we expect him to arrive here shortly and to continue with his closing argument, essentially that he would like four more years to continue what he started. >> kristen, thank you very much. >>> and up next, former new mexico governor and president obama supporter bill richardson will join us live. how confident is he the president will win? also we'll ask him about a new ad campaign from the romney team. it's airing on spanish language television, tying the president to hugo chavez and fidel castro. >
important thing right now in this race. the economy and recovery here. is a message like that affectefe with all the haze going on right now? should is that argument been sealed weeks ago, or if not longer than that? >> in the battlegrounds that have been impacted by the storm, i'm not sure what's going to penetrate over the next three or four days. we're talking about a much bigger map in places like wisconsin, nevada, colorado where you're going to have, i think in lieu of the principals, you have surrogates like president clinton going there speaking, it does have an impact. talking about the jobs and the president's agenda on the recovery but taking the country in a better place in the next four years as far as the middle class, that is a powerful message in the coming last days. >> absolutely. erin you referred to that ad in pennsylvania. it was 1.7 million if my mind is serving me correct right now. let me play this new ad from a romney campaign in pennsylvania. >> by the way, i like coal. people in the coal industry feel like it's getting crushed by your policies. i want to get a
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